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Arnold & Porter

Appellate Law

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What the team is known for

Respected appellate group which is well placed to represent clients in a wide range of commercial and public interest cases. Draws on the firm's wider expertise across an array of practice areas to offer an integrated appellate service with expertise in areas such as intellectual property, First Amendment disputes and Native American law.

Strengths

A client reports: "Our Arnold & Porter team has it all: trial skills, case management and expertise in handling experts and consultants."

A source highlights: "The team brought top-notch legal talent and excellent work to easily the most complex and difficult case I've ever litigated."

"They're exceptionally talented lawyers that are able to provide clear guidance in difficult subject matters," add commentators.

Work highlights

Represented Fluor Intercontinental in a successful emergency request for mandamus relief to the Fourth Circuit, following an adverse decision in a district court dispute brought by a terminated employee alleging wrongful termination and seeking copies of Fluor’s internal investigation files.

Notable practitioners

John Elwood is a veteran appellate lawyer with a wealth of experience in complex and impactful disputes work, handling appeals across subject areas including environmental law, labor and employment matters, government contracts and criminal law.
"John is an excellent writer and he has deep experience both in government and the private sector." "His briefs are world class."

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Appellate Law

Arnold & Porter

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Location

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20001-3743

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Appellate Law


John Elwood
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